MBTA Pension Data Finally Made Public

August 9, 2013 12:22 PM
MBTA Pension Data Finally Made Public
" BOSTON (AP) — Newly released details of the MBTA’s pension program show that more than one-third of the transit agency’s former employees getting pensions retired before the age of 55 and more than a thousand started collecting pensions in their 40s.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on Thursday released a list of nearly 6,400 names, many of whom are receiving pensions as a vestige of a program that allowed employees to start collecting pensions after 23 years of service. That long-criticized system has since been abolished and replaced "

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